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Morpeth Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Morpeth, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.1622 / 55°9'44"N

Longitude: -1.6831 / 1°40'59"W

OS Eastings: 420290

OS Northings: 585370

OS Grid: NZ202853

Mapcode National: GBR J8PR.F8

Mapcode Global: WHC2R.3HTX

Entry Name: Morpeth Station

Listing Date: 22 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042760

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238709

Location: Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Morpeth

Built-Up Area: Morpeth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Morpeth

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 2085

Morpeth Station


British Rail Station. 1847 by John Green for the York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway. bm
canopies added c.1890 (cf. Whittingham Station and Callaly Castle Stables).
Dressed stone with ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roof. Tudor style. 2-storey,
U-plan centre section and single-storey wings.

Centre section: recessed middle with Tudor-arched doorway to left and platform
access to right; 2-light windows above in gabled half-dormers. Projecting,
cross-gabled outer bays. To right: 3 large pointed-arched windows on ground
floor and canted oriel above. To left: 3-light mullioned windows. Steeply-
pitched gabled roof with ridged coping, kneelers with ball finials, and low
octagonal ridge stacks.

Similar detail to wings.

Platform side has glazed canopies with elaborate iron work, including stars of
David, in the spandrels. Platform extension to east has similar canopy on cast-
iron columns.

Ceramic railway map of c.1910, attached to wall.

Railway Stations of the North East: Hoole: 1985. David and Charles.

Listing NGR: NZ2035185364

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